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Europe could be headed for pandemic endgame: WHO

The Omicron variant has moved the Covid-19 pandemic into a new phase and could bring it to an end in Europe, the WHO Europe...

Coronavirus pandemic is far from over, says WHO chief

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over, the World Health Organisation chief said on Tuesday, cautioning against a narrative that the fast-spreading Omicron variant...

Omicron especially dangerous for unvaccinated: WHO

The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is dangerous -- and especially so for those who have not been vaccinated against the disease, the World Health...

Half of Europe population on track to catch Omicron, says WHO

More than half of people in Europe are projected to catch Omicron by March, the WHO said on Tuesday, as millions in China locked...

Pakistani children at ‘unusually high’ mortality risk after contracting coronavirus: Study

Children in Pakistan face over 14 percent mortality risk after contracting the coronavirus, a recent study has revealed. The study, titled “Severe COVID-19 in Hospitalized...

WHO warns pandemic will drag on for extra year due to vaccine disparity

The World Health Organisation has warned that the Covid pandemic will continue for a year longer than expected because the poor countries are not...

Taliban back door-to-door polio vaccine drive

The Taliban interim government has backed a house-to-house polio vaccination drive next month across the country. In a statement, the World Health Organization and the...

DR Congo confirms new Ebola case

One Ebola case has been detected in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), merely five months after the country was declared free of...

‘Breakthrough for science’: WHO approves malaria vaccine for African children

The World Health Organization has approved a vaccine against malaria saying it should be widely administered to vulnerable African children. WHO approval of RTS,S –...

‘Vaccine apartheid’: African leaders decry vaccine inequality

African nations gave a stark reminder to the world leaders at the UN General Assembly meeting about vaccine hoarding. The African leaders that amidst...

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